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I Was Married to a Sociopath

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    Married To A Sociopath

    I am now married to a sociopath, I am lied to about everything including the air he breaths...I found out he has 2 children and doesnt even see them..I had no idea!...I have been with him for almost 3 years..at first eveything was great...then i would see a lie or two ignore it...
    deana34 deana34 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    The 10-year Nightmare: Married To A Sociopathic Woman

    I am finally divorcing my wife of nearly 11 years. I started the process last summer and she refuses to agree or settle. For the entire time I was married to her, I tried desperately to make things better and figure out what the problem was in my marriage. The low point, and...
    dukearthur2011 dukearthur2011 36-40 16 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    Confronting His Sociopathy Is The Most Terrifying Thing I've Done

    I was introduced to my ex through a mutual friend who sang his praises about how he was the "smartest guy he knew." They'd attended a top law school together a decade before. Almost immediately after we met he began to woo me. It was all very romantic....dinners, handwritten...
    nylonfemme76 nylonfemme76 31-35 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Actually I still am married to a sociopath.

    I have prayed and hoped that she would somehow change, but I know that isn't going to happen. I have to save myself. She has been having an on going affair for quite some time. I have digital recording of her talking to one of her girlfriends about, and she of course denies...
    john83815 john83815 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Do I Know What Happend?

    No. Can I explain it? No. Am I glad that the nightmare is finally over? abso-freaking-lutely! I met my husband, we're separated now, 6 years ago. I was 21, and just out of a terrible relationship with someone that was also probably a sociopath, but that's another story. We dated...
    fallingwthgrace fallingwthgrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    i have just found out my husband is a sociopath

    i am worried and scarred i always thought he was just a cofused man after his awful childhood but the past year has been so awful lying by saying he has cancer going away to say been admitted cancer ward but not telling me where intercepting my bank accounts and stealing and...
    tenovus tenovus 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 16 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    The Federal Agent Sociopath

    I met him when I was 17. We dated for 5 years before we were married. When I think back on it, he lied alot then. He also would be missing and I could not find him some days without explaination. After marriage, we had fun. I found him lying for no reason, but i figured, no harm...
    emerald64 emerald64 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Help

    i am mother of 4 wonderful kids although severly messed up as a direct result of their father my soon hopefully to be x husband molesting and raping them for years I never seen this it totally came out over time and i mean in tiny little increments now here is where i am and...
    michellelangmack michellelangmack 31-35 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Finally Free!!!!!

    I was married to a sociopath for ten long years! I was only nineteen when I fell in love with my now ex husband. I became pregnant almost right away, too soon for me to realize what  he really was. On top of his personality disorder he also had a drug addiction which his...
    rosalielac rosalielac 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    My Sociopathic Former Husband

    For twenty years I convinced myself that he was just too smart for feelings or emotion. I convinced myself the masquerade that the world saw was real. Everyone thought he was brilliant, funny and charming, so why was he so cold to me? There was only one truth, it must be me. For...
    residueoflife residueoflife 46-50 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I guess I should state I was married to a soldier with PTS. I will never call it a disorder, he was a strong man and a great husband, so i will never say he had a disorder. Five...
    KatieInSoCal KatieInSoCal 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I had some of the qualities, but not all of them. I daresay I've had some pretty messed up thoughts that just weren't /right/. Once when I was no more than 6, my mother sat me...
    Glaede Glaede 13-15 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm coming up on a date that was life changing...the date when I got married. It was a perfect day and every little thing I could have ever wanted from a wedding....very very small...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Dearest My Lawyer, I've always admired many things about you. That remains. But we must stop anything between us so you can focus on the things that you intend to do. You don't...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    It's just as you think, I am a sociopath. I've been one ever since I could remember. I recall wondering has a kid, why aren't I like those kids, why am I not scared like them. Why...
    ICouldBeAnyone ICouldBeAnyone 31-35 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I’m finally out. Hi everyone. I joined this group two days ago to get support to leave forever my MM. After reading everyone’s stories, I feel compelled to write mine. I am...
    nycgrrrl nycgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    On 17th of April I met a guy on the street I was driving my car with my cousin and he was in his car beside me on the traffic stop sign , he asked me to stop and we started...
    sisikuci sisikuci 26-30, F Jul 11

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    This is a long story so please bear with me if you can. I met a man back in 2008 through his sister who was a good friend of mine at the time. I knew he was married from the start...
    plmagnet29 plmagnet29 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was raised a Jehovahs Witness. That proved be a hardship in my life when it came to accepting who i was as a person. From a very young age, I new I was gay. I used to get the...
    akg27 akg27 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I had an affair with a married man.. At first I didn't know that until he told me after we started to get serious! I'm a 18 yr old guy who is gay. He is very DL which his wife didn...
    avabooboo avabooboo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I was a very pregnant bride along with many of the bridesmaids on my wedding day. I was married on July 5, 2014 in a double ring ceremony. My parents were highly upset that I...
    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Long story short, I'm inlove with a married man, who's 32. I'm 17 btw, he has a daughter who's one, his wife is due with their second child in a few months, and me and this man...
    Princessjaa Princessjaa 16-17, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not sure if I was sexually abused. When I was 14, a much older man in his late 40's took an interest in me and my being naive and fatherless decided I liked the attention. He...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I met this guy, I'll call him Dean, at his job at the library. I got his email address because of something library related and sent him one or two- very business like emails. I...
    theotherwoman83 theotherwoman83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I was married once, my marriage was annulled. I have a daughter who lives with me. She is always a part of me, and will always be with me. I need a man who will understand and...
    MissKassandra MissKassandra 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I met this guy at a Fashion show, we never really spoke much but exchanged business cards. he later added me on skype and we'd converse daily ever since. When we had our first date...
    mwichkins mwichkins 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A new guy stared at my job and immediately started pursuing me. I thought he was awesome, but I knew he was married so I didn't give in... Until he fed me a bunch of garbage about...
    fucknshit fucknshit 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay so. Oh god, where do I even start, I just have to get this off my chest. My step father and his best friend molested me when I was very young, I was younger than eight years...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Unknowingly I was the other woman. He lied and said he was divorced. It was strictly an internet affair. When we made to plans to meet he disappeared. It wasn't until I went...
    cutsy cutsy 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    An elderly couple from our local church was in habit of care taking for the needy... Those who had kids... A lady from our church was married to a womanizing drunk with mental...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a sociopath having an affair with another sociopath. We are both married. That is not the worst part but you will have to ask nicely if you want to know how anything could be...
    meinGeistgebrochen meinGeistgebrochen 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    This is a long one so bear with me.... It started around November 2011. There were three of us that became very good friends Billy, Amy and me. We just clicked.....I was the...
    Daisy555 Daisy555 41-45, F Jul 19

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    I was wondering how many of you are into BDSM? Or are at least active in the scene? It's quite obvious that these things overlap and share traits. What sadist doesn't like power...
    VindensSkygge VindensSkygge 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Right now. I'm not exactly hating my husband. Sometimes I do. I feel bad for it. He's a good man. But sometimes he's a complete jerk. The life we've lived has been the life he...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Just finished watching "The Best Offer" (La migliore offerta) and it's provides a telling glimpse to how it feels like to be devastated by a sociopath. Until the very end, where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13

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    Just finished watching "The Best Offer" (La migliore offerta) and it's provides a telling glimpse to how it feels like to be devastated by a sociopath. Until the very end, where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    I do not make excuses for what I do. Being a sociopath does not mean I can not be held accountable for my choices. It means I don't care enough to stop myself. Yes I have impulses...
    meinGeistgebrochen meinGeistgebrochen 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Two weeks from now I'll be getting married again for the third time. They say third time is a charm. ( whoever they is ) I love my fiancee. I love her eight year old son. I dream...
    monarchman monarchman 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    Even though I am married I love flirting and still sleep around
    leeevs21 leeevs21 26-30, M 8 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Isn't it really sweet to find old couples who still hold each others hands tightly? Like they wouldnt want to let go of each other? I saw one when i was on my way home, sitting on...
    sayangeiram sayangeiram 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am a sociopath, diagnosed by a psychotherapist. I figure out everyone and I am very observant. I do not hide who I am to everyone, those that do know, do not hide from me. They...
    meinGeistgebrochen meinGeistgebrochen 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    u pass by ppl just like me every day on the street. one in 100 ppl u see are like me u just dont realize it. we are ur friendly next door neighbor, ur auto mechanic, ur dr, even ur...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I love that sociopathy/psychopathy is having its Renaissance. It's more open now, though maybe no more acceptable. People are finally standing up and claiming the title, proving...
    ModernSociopath ModernSociopath 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm a sociopath because I neither care nor not care. What amuses me is the pain of others. What makes me sad is happiness. What overall has the effect on me is silence. Because...
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M Jul 19

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    I really don't know whether to call myself a sociopath, but things happen in my life that I'm supposed to care about and I just couldn't give two *****
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    For a sociopath to find a site where every statement begins with "I" is pretty awesome. But I can use my powers for good instead of evil. This makes life more rewarding. I like...
    rasputinoob rasputinoob 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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